What Do You Stand For?

I asked my kids in school what they thought they stood for. At first, my students looked at me with empty and blank stares. I do not think that they understood what I was asking. As they were in eighth grade, I knew that they had to think about what they wanted to do when they got older. I told them that it was important that they knew what they stood for so that it could help them in their decisions. I had a student tell me that he went to https://www.theplateman.net/custom-show-plates/ to research a job that he may want but he said when he realized how much work was involved in the process, that it was not something that he wanted to do because he said that he knew he would get antsy. I thought that it was funny that people said that they were going to go and look at the high school first before they decided which one to go to.

People in my class told me that they were thinking of going to the local tech high school open house so that they could see what kind of jobs they could get when they graduated high school. I work in a town where they do not put a lot of value in the educational system and a lot of parents want their kids to have a trade instead of a college degree. I do not agree or disagree but I think that the tech school system would give a lot of my kids a chance in life when going to the local high school will not do anything for them. In fact, I think a lot of our students would fail out or drop out of high school if they went to the local one instead of the tech.